Best Inexpensive Fruit Wine

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Moncigale
NV Fruits & Wine Rosé and Cherry Fruit Wine France
Brilliant dark pink coral color. Complex, fruity aromas of fragrant berries, summer potpourri with eucalyptus and bergamot, sweet pea, and juicy melon with a silky, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and a stimulating, medium-length cassis, blueberry pie, berry jam, and rooibos tea finish with fruit, fine tannins and no oak. The intense bouquet on the nose of this wine makes this a bottle to show and tell with friends.
92 points $9.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
220388
Coyote Moon Vineyards
2015 Razzle Dazzle Fruit Wine New York State
Burnt sienna color. Fruity aromas of mixed berry syrup, gummy candy, and citronella with a round, vibrant, sweet medium body and an appealing, medium-length tomate de arbol, floral honey, and raspberry finish with well-integrated tannins. A sweet and tangy fruit wine; elegantly rustic.
92 points $15.80 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
216541
Jersey Peach
NV Peach Wine American
Bright golden yellow color. Fruity, citrusy, creamy aromas of ripe nectarines - peaches, soft citric back note, and cream with a round, lively, fruity sweet medium-full body and a sleek, delightful, carefree finish with fruit tannins and no oak. This is a real easy trumpet note.
90 points $10.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
216542
Jersey Apple
NV Apple Wine American
Bright golden yellow color. Fruity, citrusy aromas and flavors of spiced Bartlett pear, pectin, and lemon pith with a slightly chewy, crisp, fruity full body and a seamless, interesting, medium-length finish with fruit tannins and no oak. Nice purity of fruit here.
89 points $10.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
217246
Anthony Lee’s
NV Raspberry Wine Maine
Brown brick red color. Fruity, fresh aromas and flavors of raspberry and honey with a silky, tangy, fruity sweet medium body and a tingling, interesting, herbs, smoked nuts, and minerals finish. A tangy, lively raspberry wine with a pure, layered flavors.
89 points $14 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
216543
Jersey
NV Blueberry Wine American
Bright light garnet color. Fruity, citrusy, earthy aromas and flavors of spiced blueberries, lemon pith, candied violets, and turned earth with a slightly chewy, tangy, fruity medium-full body and a warming, fast finish with fruit tannins and no oak.
88 points $10.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
216902
Hillside Winery
NV Blackberry Wine American
Dusty garnet color. Aromas and flavors of caramelized spiced berries, chestnut honey, chocolate, and earth with a satiny, vibrant, fruity sweet medium body and an even, interesting, medium-length blackberry preserves, nougat, and peppery spices finish with fine, fruit tannins and no oak. A round and flavorful berry wine with a lot of versatility.
88 points $14.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
217248
Anthony Lee’s
NV Blueberry Wine Maine
Violet color. Fruity aromas of baked blueberries and chocolate with a soft, vibrant, off-dry medium body and a buoyant vanilla nuts and pepper finish with dusty tannins. A pure tasty berry wine.
87 points $12 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
220387
Coyote Moon Vineyards
2015 Cherry Bomb Fruit Wine New York State
Brilliant reddish orange color. Fruity, candied aromas of bubblegum, coconut mango sticky rice, apple cinnamon compote, and anisette biscotti with a round, crisp, sweet medium body and an engaging, relaxed apricot, chamomile, iced tea, and roobois finish with soft tannins and no oak. A sweet and complex way to end a meal.
87 points $14.85 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
217249
Anthony Lee’s
NV "Black-N-Blue" Blackberry & Blueberry Wine Maine
Light garnet color. Fruity, spicy aromas and flavors of spicy blackberry and blueberry preserves and cherry pit with a bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, quick herbal honey and pepper finish. A mellow, tasty fruit wine that will pair nicely with cheese and desserts.
86 points $13 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab